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stubbornly sticking to opinions
"displaying meticulous attention to detail, hard to please"
"kindly, generous, showing good will"
"to make better, improve"
practicing severe self-denial
"appropriate to a purpose, advantageous, convenient although immoral"
"speak of slightingly, to lower in rank or reputation"
"to soothe, moderate, or relieve (e.g. a pain)"
"comply with, assent to, passively accept"
"scarcity, smallness of number"
to be unimaginative or commonplace
feeling remorseful for a sin or shortcoming
"openly scandalous, egregious"
a show of excessive admiration or devotion
pleased or satisfied with oneself
the quality of frankness or outspokenness
"to be erratic, led by whim, unpredictable or fickle"
"clarify, explain, throw light upon"
praise in the highest terms
"greed, desire to hoard wealth"
imitate with intent to equal or surpass
"a harsh, disagreeable combination of sounds"
having skill in the use of bodily or mental powers
"to belittle, express disapproval of, to urge reasons against"
passing from one subject to another
distribute or scatter
"harmless, unobjectionable, inoffensive or innocent"
"lacking interesting qualities, dull"
wasteful or recklessly extravagant
"to lay blame to, attribute, ascribe or credit"
"not genuine, false"
"generous, noble, selfless, kind or charitable"
"showing care about minute details, very thorough"
make milder or more endurable
send off or consign to an often inferior position or rank
deserving censure or condemnation
reject as having no authority; cast off
take back; revoke; abrogate
a master in the technique of some art
Just begun and so not fully formed or developed
"cool of character, composed"
irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with
act as a hindrance to
similar to something else in certain qualities
"having an imposing style or effect, uncommonly large"
"easy to approach, friendly"
humble submission or respect
"timid, lacking in confidence"
"a quack, someone who pretends to more knowledge than they possess"
"surrender, give in"
winding or indirect